Professor of Finance, and Energy Markets Director for the Global Energy Management Institute at the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston
Dr. Craig Pirrong is Professor of Finance, and Energy Markets Director for the Global Energy Management Institute at the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston. He was previously Watson Family Professor of Commodity and Financial Risk Management at Oklahoma State University, and a faculty member at the University of Michigan, the University of Chicago, and Washington University. Professor Pirrong's research focuses on commodities and commodity derivative pricing; the economics of clearing and settlement; the relation between market fundamentals and commodity price dynamics and the implications of this relation for the pricing of commodity derivatives; derivatives market regulation; commodity market manipulation; and the organization of financial exchanges. He has published over 40 articles in professional publications and is the author of four books. He holds a Ph.D. in business economics from the University of Chicago.